Running on Empty

I get overwhelmed easily, particularly when we’re in transition periods – like right now – between summer and the school year. Have you ever noticed that we don’t use “whelmed” as a middle stage between “overwhelmed” and “puttering along peacefully?” This despite the Middle English origins of “overwhelmed,” and whelmed looking like… Continue reading »

Straddling Worlds

Ricochet. It even sounds like bouncing around from one extreme to the other. A lot of exciting things are developing, but I find myself bouncing from depressed and on the verge of tears to manically happy within the space of a couple heartbeats. It’s not my preferred way to get through the day,… Continue reading »

TuesdayTen – If wishes were fishes…

The #TuesdayTen this week is in honor of World Wish Day. “If the genie in the bottle gave you ten wishes, what would they be?” I decided to interview Munchkin for this one. I was curious to see what he’d come up with and I was pretty sure it’d be more entertaining… Continue reading »